Swords, swastika found in Primrose house

2012-06-04 10:46
Johannesburg - Police have found 16 firearms, 15 swords, ammunition, camouflage clothes and a swastika badge at a house in Primrose East, it was reported on Monday.

Six people, one woman and five men, were arrested following an anonymous tip-off, The Star reported.

The suspects, aged between 19 and 49, have been charged with the possession of unlicensed firearms and are expected to appear in the Germiston Magistrate’s Court within the week.

The police are also looking into links between the group and the murder of 15-year-old Sibusiso Titimani in a field near his home in Primrose informal settlement. He was stabbed to death by a group of men apparently wearing military uniforms and balaclavas.

 “From what I hear, it is by white men who say they are taking revenge for Eugene Terre’Blanche,” Titimani’s mother, Thandiwe, told The Star.
 
“There are whites who are kind and good but these people are evil,” said Thandiwe’s mother, Nosinara.

Now police are investigating claims of similar race-related incidents after community members came forward and said suspects dressed in camouflage and using knives and guns had been “terrorising the area”.

Titimani was buried during a small family ceremony on Saturday.

Anyone with information relating to the crimes have been urged to contact Captain Deno Davids on 011 776 1600 or 072 997 2997.

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